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Course Number: AUR30716-01V01
If you are a trainee in an outdoor power equipment-related industry like a mower shop or golf course, North Coast TAFE offers an excellent opportunity to gain industry accreditation and to expand your employment opportunities. We are one of a very few Registered Training Organisations who specialise in outdoor power equipment. Outdoor power equipment mechanics have been identified as a skill shortage area, making it an excellent time to begin your Certificate III qualification in Outdoor Power Equipment.The Certificate is suitable for employers who would like to sign up a trainee for three years and employees who wish to gain a Certificate III qualification. The course was designed in conjunction with Automotive Skills Australia (ASA). Upon completion of this qualification you could look towards a management role in outdoor power equipment or continue service and repairs. Upon successful completion of the Certificate, you can continue your studies with a spare parts qualification.
On the job/in the Community
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Student may go on to study higher level qualifications in the automotive area.
This qualification can lead to employment in the outdoor power equipment industry, local council machinery maintenance, or golf course machinery maintenance.
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
Choosing a TAFE to University Pathway at North Coast TAFE is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
More information can be found on our TAFE 2 uni page on our website.
Why study something again if you already have the skills and knowledge? Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about helping you get your qualification faster and getting you to where you want to be!
Working with one of our RPL assessors we’ll review your life and work experiences as well as any previous study you may have done to confirm just what we can match up with your current course of study.
Note: Some short, licensing or compliance courses, eg Food Safety for Supervisors or First Aid are not granted RPL as demonstrated competency is required by regulatory authorities.
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